2010 Volkswagen Routan  RealSafeCars75Safety Rating

#3 of 2010 Minivan/Vans

#61 of all 2010 vehicles


The Routan, part of Volkswagen's lineup since 2009, is a three-row large minivan with seating up to 7. Volkswagen offers a 6-year, 72,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Volkswagen Routan is below average compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Volkswagen Routan has a score of 75, implying a 0.048% chance of driver death (4.3% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Volkswagen Routan has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0484% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.5301%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0484% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.5301% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Volkswagen Routan is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other , the 2010 Volkswagen Routan is 11% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is about as safe as many comparable models.

9055Buick LucerneKia SedonaDodge Grand CaravanMazda CX-9C. Town and CountryVolkswagen RoutanChevrolet TraverseFord FlexFord TaurusToyota SiennaHonda OdysseyHonda CrosstourComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Volkswagen Routan with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 55 to 90. The 2010 Volkswagen Routan is safer than the 2010 Buick Lucerne, the 2010 Kia Sedona, the 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan, and the 2010 Mazda CX-9 and less safe than the 2010 Toyota Sienna, the 2010 Ford Taurus, the 2010 Ford Flex, and the 2010 Chevrolet Traverse. It is about as safe as the 2010 Chrysler Town and Country and the 2010 Honda Crosstour.

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